Bats in Blue

INTERPRETIVE - Runner-up

Australia’s largest bat, the grey-headed flying-fox, is listed as vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. I wanted to capture the bats’ fluttering frenzy as the colony left its roost after dusk to travel about 50km to feed.

Balgowlah, New South Wales 

Canon EOS 5D Mk II, EF8Ð15mm f/4L Fisheye USM + EF100Ð400mm f/4.5Ð5.6L IS USM, 1/6-1,f/6.3Ðf/14, ISO 250Ð ISO 640, Canon 580 EX II Speedlite, Manfrotto tripod

by Marc Lynch, New South Wales